Dermal Fillers Edmonton
Dermal Fillers Edmonton
Have you noticed that your face is losing volume and face is not as full as young anymore? You are not alone! Millions of people all over the world share your concerns, and we helped thousands of clients in Edmonton alone. So it is your turn to get your Younger Version of You.
Fillers to compensate for aging and volume loss?
Facial aging is associated with serval changes in our skin composition and facial features. The extracellular matrix that is mainly composed of fibrous special proteins such as collagen and fibrine diminishes and lose it recoil and elasticity. Think about an old elastic band that is has been stretched 1000 times over years. The aging process is accelerated by external factors such as smoking and UV exposure. Dermal filler injections and cosmetic injection of Botox helps in preventing and correcting facial features that come with aging such as fine and deep wrinkles.
is a term we use to refer to fillers placed to on the top of the malar bone to augment the cheek have more prominent cheekbone. The filler injection in the cheek location helps the nasolabial folds as well as augmenting the cheeks
Nasolabial folds fillers
the fillers are placed using a microcannula on the medial plane of the nasolabial folds, we barely use perform this correction by itself and usually use it with the cheek fillers.
What are Dermal Fillers Made of?
Most fo the dermal fillers used today are made of Hyaluronic acid (HA). HA is a natural polymer product that is purified and crosslinked to produce the best alternative to our natural extracellular matrix fillers that we lose over years. Dermal fillers are proven to be safe and have reversible effect as HA fillers can be instantly dissolved in case of adverse reaction or client preference.
What to Expect after Dermal Fillers?
Usually, dermal fillers produce an immitate effect after injection, by alleviating the wrinkles, tightening the skin and take lines and time of your face,
What is the best dermal filler?
Different pharmaceutical companies have different brands, for example, Allergan has Juvederm and Galderma has Restylane. Both brands come in different thickness for different areas of the face. Thickers fillers have to be injected deeper into the skin such as Juvederm Voluma that we use for facelift and cheek augmentation. Under eye circles and bags, have to be corrected using thin fillers such as Volbella to avoid the sausage effect and bluish light reflection. These infographics give a simple comparison between different fillers and indications.
Lips fillers and injection are discussed in detail in a special page for lip injection, please click here.
What Filler to choose and injection techniques
As we explained before, there are a dozen different filler brands in the market, along with different injection techniques. During the free consultation, we will discuss the different option and help you to choose the best fillers that fits you.
The Vycross line is an improved HA filler. It comes in three different consistency; Voluma for deep injections, Volift got intermediate and Volbela for superficial
Similar to Juvederm, it comes in different degree of crosslinking and water absorption. There is Restylane Volum, refyne and defyne.
Why do we use Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers, mainly hyaluronic acid fillers, are the perfect solution for facial aging associated with volume loss. The concept is very simple, we inject the fillers in the face cavity that used to be full. The fillers Absorb water and work similar to the lost fats. Dermal fillers can be injected under eyes, in the cheek, lips, jawlines, and nasolabial folds. We inject fillers also to help to remove some scars and deep lines and wrinkles.
How are fillers injected?
Dr. Kamal is an expert with derma fillers injection, He developed his own injection techniques to get the best results with the least amount of fillers. He is passionate about his work and perfectionist when it comes to results. Therefore, depending on the injection area, the filler type, and the medical staff preference, fillers can be injected using a sharp needle or blunt cannula. Dr. Kamal prefers sharp needle for lip injection and cannula for cheek augmentation and eye circle and eye bags correction.
Cheek fillers and cheek augmentation
Injecting filler in the cheek is known as cheek fillers, cheek augmentation or even mid-face augmentation. Laying filler over the Malar bone (cheekbone is ideal to create more anatomical distanced cheek protection for a younger look.
Expected Results of cheek fillers
As you can see the before and after picture above, cheek fillers had an amazing difference on the face in whole, including under eyes and the nasolabial folds.
Expected Results of cheek fillersAs you can see the before and after picture above, cheek fillers had an amazing difference on the face in whole, including under eyes and the nasolabial folds.
Nasolabial folds correction with fillers Edmonton
We usually combine the nasolabial fold correction in the mid-face augmentation alongside the cheek fillers. Using a blunt cannula, Dr. Kamal injects the filler medially to support the nasolabial fold and remove the groove.
Under eye bags correction with fillers Edmonton
This is an important topic that we decided to discuss it in detail on this page
What is the different between dermal fillers and Botox injection
Most of our clients come to the free consultation with some mix-up and confusion between Botox and Fillers. These two infographics explain the difference between the indications, areas of injections and expected results between fillers and Botox of Botox and Fillers.
is mainly to relax a muscle that we usually voluntarily control such as the muscle responsible for frowning. However, most of us have the habit of frowning involuntarily when we are reading or focusing on
How does Botox work?
The Botox will make the muscle weaker and have less ability to contract so less involuntary frowning. Botox is very effective in dynamic wrinkles, the one that we see when we make expression such as frowning and smiling. Once these wrinkles are seen all the time, then Botox alone is not able to fix it, but rather prevent it from getting worse. Therefore, it is the best to start Botox early in age to prevent the wrinkles from turning from dynamic to static. To know more about Botox, please click here
work as scaffolds to fill the empty spaces in the face that results due to losing facial fats and protein over time. Other than lips, most of the fillers are injected to restore the younger version of the face by
What type of fillers are used for Jawline contouring
You don’t need surgery to redefine your Jawline. With the right dermal filler like Juvederm Voluma, your Jawline will appear more defined. According to the FDA, Voluma lasts up to two years. Dr. Kamal might also suggest combining fillers with other techniques such as PDO thread lift, Ulthera, and Botox injection to get optimal results
How many syringes do I need?
You need about 2 to 4 syringes of Juvederm Voluma to define your Jawline. But it also depends on your aesthetic goals.
When will I see results?
Some patients will see results immediately after filler treatment. But, it takes about seven to two to three weeks to see complete improvements.
What are the side effects of Jawline contouring with filler injections?
Generally, the side effects of filler injection are minor. Some common side effects include:
- Tenderness around the injection site
However, these Side effects lessen after some days.
Do I need additional treatments?
Most patients require a minor touch-up to get their desired aesthetic goal. However, it is advised to wait for two weeks before undergoing any revisions.
why choosing Albany cosmetic and laser center?
Since we started the medical spa about 2 years ago, we grew to be one of the biggest filler clinics in Edmonton. Our database has over 7000 clients with 5 stars satisfaction rate. You have only one face, trusted with the expert.
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